Review: Call Me By Your Name (2017)

January has come to signify one or two trips to Melbourne’s illustrious Rivoli cinema to watch the award season favourites unfortunately subject to limited release. Braving the onslaught of an unseasonable downpour, the miserable outdoor conditions were perfectly counteracted by the summer-rich Norther Italian landscape in Call Me by Your…

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Review: Crackers (1998)

With the release of Australian Christmas movies, particularly comedies, being few and far between, Crackers has slowly worked its way into more living rooms during the festive season since its release almost twenty years ago. However, it does remain somewhat of an obscure title, one that’s unfortunately difficult to locate…

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Review: The Gathering (TV Movie 1977)

Long before the mass expansion of cable television and rise of streaming services, movies were generally confined to only two mediums, network TV and film. Unlike today when quality of content can differ quite dramatically between the numerous platforms on offer, feature-length productions often rivalled their Hollywood counterparts during the…

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Review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

We live in an age when Star Wars comes but once a year, with the latest instalment in Disney’s newest tent-pole franchise opening in theatres across the globe as of yesterday. Star Wars: The Last Jedi continues on from where The Force Awakens left off, with the First Order and…

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Review: Love Actually (2003)

With a cast that almost rivals The Longest Day, it’s been a fourteen years since the staple romantic comedy Love Actually swept audiences off their feet and has since become one of the genre’s most popular titles ever. I didn’t catch the film in cinemas, but remember picking up a…

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Review: Mixed Nuts (1994)

With the arrival of December comes the mandatory viewing of Christmas movies for many who embrace the festive spirit. I personally like to make an effort to seek out lesser known titles from the holiday back catalogue and as luck would have it, Shock Entertainment have re-issued the ensemble comedy…

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